Fifth grader creates device to prevent hot car deaths

School is out for the summer for ten-year-old Bishop Curry of McKinney, Texas and he’ll be spending a lot of it developing his idea to help prevent hot car deaths.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/fifth-grader-creates-device-to-prevent-hot-car-deaths.html

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Study: Fitness trackers suck at measuring calories burned

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine studied seven popular fitness trackers and discovered none of them could accurately measure energy expenditure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/26/study-fitness-trackers-suck-at-measuring-calories-burned.html

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7 simple ways to save money online

You probably remember that problem from high school math class: If you saved $5 a day and invested it at a nominal interest rate, you’d make $147,000 after 35 years. The point your math teacher was trying to make was that little amounts add up.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/13/7-simple-ways-to-save-money-online.html

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Drone swarms deployed in aerial dogfight test

Experts at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and the Naval Postgraduate School have deployed drone swarms in a first-of-its-kind aerial dogfight test.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/25/drone-swarms-deployed-in-aerial-dogfight-test.html

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High-tech school bus 'study hall' helps students in South Carolina

More than two dozen school buses in a rural county in South Carolina have a Wi-Fi connection to help students with their homework.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/24/high-tech-school-bus-study-hall-helps-students-in-south-carolina.html

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Study: 80 percent of students can't differentiate between real and fake news

An 18-month study in 12 states of nearly 8,000 students in junior high school through college found most couldn’t judge news credibility accurately. Many were swayed by good design and writing, or could not discern conflicts of interest.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/25/study-80-percent-students-cant-differentiate-between-real-and-fake-news.html

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Teen Delivers Fake Deportation Notices to Classmates

A California high school student was seen handing out fake deportation notices to students of varying ethnicities a day after Donald Trump’s election win.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/11/teen-delivers-fake-deportation-notices-to-classmates.html

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High school to use tech to help the blind differentiate paper money

A school in Maryland has been awarded a grant from MIT to develop a device to help the visually impaired identify paper currency, but advocates for the blind remain deeply frustrated that such a device is necessary

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/08/high-school-to-use-tech-to-help-blind-differentiate-paper-money.html

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This cute robot wears a tie and can learn human behavior

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Engineering are working on a prototype they call Jackrabbot, a “social robot” that seems like a cousin of R2-DT.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/01/this-cute-robot-wears-tie-and-can-learn-human-behavior.html

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Apple Back to School promo returns to Australia & New Zealand, offers Beats or iPad discounts

Article Image Apple on Wednesday launched the Australian and New Zealand editions of its annual Back to School sale, offering either Beats headphones or iPad discounts to qualifying shoppers buying a new Mac.

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Apple Store employees allegedly profile black students as potential thieves

Article Image A group of black high school students were asked to leave an Apple Store in Australia after security became concerned that they “might steal something,” prompting the store manager to issue an apology.

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Harvard engineers develop swimming 'RoboBee'

Researchers at Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have built an insect-size robot that is capable of flying and swimming.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/28/harvard-scientists-develop-swimming-robobee.html

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Former Stanford professor makes $1.7M as Apple University faculty, court filings reveal

Fallout related to a civil suit against the dean of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business this week reveals former professor James Phills was hired away by Apple University in 2012, where he earns more than $1.7 million per year as a full time faculty member.

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Back to School


It felt like back to school this week at the CRM Evolution show in hot and muggy New York. The first week or two of the school year is always like that. Though it still feels like summer vacation, you know you have to get focused, because the first exam will be here before you know it. A dawning realization occurred to me: Business is awakening to the idea that we’ve pushed on the business-as-transaction string long enough, and the route to front office progress will be through process orientation from now on.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82404.html?rss=1

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Top back-to-school gear for the techie student

Homework is hard enough. This techie gear is designed to make high school or college a bit easier. You can tap into a steadier signal to get online, store your stuff in a messenger bag, and maybe even burst out of bed on time with a high-tech alarm clock.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/11/top-back-to-school-gear-for-techie-student/

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Apple's Back to School sale goes online, gains new countries

Apple on Thursday extended its annual Back to School sale, which offers students and educators free Beats Solo2 hardware, to cover online purchases, while expanding availability to a clutch of European countries.

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